Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival who is not a part of the Questival use the caption to tell the story. (Don't forget your totem)
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
Contact the nonprofit of your choice and schedule a time to go in and volunteer with them after the Questival. (PLEASE if you complete this challenge make sure to honor your commitment). #integrity
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Film a video of your team painting or drawing something on The Rock
Collect all of the garbage you create during your adventure and take a picture of it in the final two hours of Questival then recycle/compost what you can.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
It is NOW the end of your 24th hour of Questival, share with us the best photo/video of where you ended up. Don't forget the totem.
Blindfold a teammate and give them 2 different back massages. One with all of your hands, the other with all of your feet. Have them guess which was which.
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Film a video showing how to check the oil, coolant, power steering fluid, brake fluid, and windshield wiper fluid levels in your car. Make sure everything is ship shape.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (at least 5) and body slam a teammate
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Have a teammate hold their breath while completely submerged in a natural body of water for as long as they can. Submit timelapse footage and record the total time in the description. (don't forget your totem)
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Take a photo next to a statue of Alex Haley, tell us what book he won the Pulitzer Prize for in your caption.
Find and photograph "Earth Fire Water Wind" by Hanna Jubran
Find and photograph "Borbor 9" by Will Vannerson
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
Take a photo outside the Knoxville Museum of Art, tell us what type of stone is on the building's exterior.
Run through the World's Fair Fountain while it's on, dodge the spray and try to stay as dry as possible
Go to the sunsphere, (during regular operating hours) and take a video from the observation deck pointing out your favorite places in Knoxville
Upload a timelapse video of your team jogging across S Gay St Bridge
Hold a staring contest with stranger not participating in the questival while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Chug a half gallon of the official state beverage of Tennessee. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Challenge a non-Questival participant to a jump rope competition in a public space that is not check-in or a checkpoint. Provide the jump ropes and offer a prize if they win. #goodsportsmanship
Clean and Jerk a hay bale that you have permission to use. Make sure to have proper form.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Go to a restaurant serving food from a country you've never been to, and eat a dish you've never heard of. Be honest, really try something new and make it count.
Take a picture of a ghost.
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Tennessee and leave it for someone else to find.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location (i.e. don't cross walkways/pathways)
Get help from strangers and spell "OKTOBERQUEST" using one human body to make each one of the letters. (Other questival participants do not count as strangers for this one.)
Pick up 100 pieces of trash at a local park, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. Take a video clearly showing what you gathered.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Send a net. Save a life. - As a team Donate $10 or more to Nothing But Nets at nothingbutnets.net/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Hug one of Tennessee's 3 state trees. Tell us what it is in your caption.
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with the Neyland Stadium in the background.
Take a photo with the Torchbearer statue, emulate his pose.
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation confirmation
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Perform the official Tennessee state folk dance with the appropriate music. Show us your moves.
Sing one of Tennessee's 9 official state songs as a team. Tell us why the heck we have 9 state songs in your caption.
Find and photograph a living specimen of one of Tennessee's 3 State flowers. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Take a photo next to the Rowing Man Statue
As a team, sing your favorite number from a musical production in front of the Tennessee Theatre.
Take a team photo in front of the East Tennessee History Center, do a little research and tell us a historical fact about Tennessee in your caption.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Tennessee
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. Clean up the mess.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Knoxville
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
Eat your favorite dish featuring the state fruit of Tennessee. Tell us how it was prepared in your caption.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Document the largest living spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Go to a public place and eat an onion like one might eat an apple. Pretend that this is your 'normal' and film others reactions. #secretvideo (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Knoxville 2017.
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malaria then Visit the Nothing But Nets booth and make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
Take a photo with an American sycamore somewhere at Ijams Nature Center.
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Play a round of Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
Take a photo with your favorite tree and tell us how many acres of trees there are at Ijams nature center.
Take a team photo showing off your new Luzon daypack once you pick it up from Check In
Take a photo with a Common Persimmon somewhere at Ijams Nature Center (tell us something the wood has been used to create in your caption)
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.